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Yardville Heights Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 265 students

 
 

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4 stars

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Posted January 21, 2014

This is an awesome school! I love the personal attention that my son receives from the staff at this wonderful school. There are many activities that he can participate in. Many activities for the entire family to participate in. There is strong leadership at this school. I can not say enough wonderful things about this school
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 16, 2013

Great leadership and parent support. I have yet too hear about a problem with the children, teachers, or faculty. The only issue with this old school is the AVAC. The is over 100 years old and still has no central air. So some of the rooms are very warm in the summer. I am thankful that my children have been attending this wonderful school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 27, 2012

Very personal attention from the caring staff. Active PTA with many extra-curricular activities for children and their siblings and parents. Grandparents' Day, school trips, special Spirit Days throughout the year.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted July 17, 2011

UPDATE!!!!! My FIRST review on Great Schools for YHS was- November 14, 2006, it is now 2011 my daughter just completed 5th grade at YHS- I feel the same way I did in 2006 as I do today about the school. GO HUSKIES!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 20, 2009

All of the teachers and staff are wonderful and take the time to get to know each kid
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 15, 2008

My daughter attends yardvillle heights and I can't say enough good things.We have a wonderful priciple , great teachers, and very envolved parents. I forgot to mention the great kids. All and all yardville heights is wonderful little neighborhood school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 2, 2008

my son goes to this school and i couldn't be happier. parent involvement is above and beyond my expectations, and the teachers seem to really enjoy teaching and love being there for the kids.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 15, 2008

my son is in kindergarten, I have to say I absolutely love his teacher and he loves her too. she has taught him so much!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 28, 2008

my main reason i dont want to move away is because i love yardville heights school! the cafateria food is great the teachers and principal are really wonderful the safety patrols do their job well and we learn alot! :) I love Yardville Heights School
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 22, 2006

I too am so thrilled with Yardville Heights and it has the best PTA around.. I do wish Hamilton TWP would clean up their schools a bit more, some classrooms are so cluttered, I can't imagine what would be found if they just cleaned up..paint and freshen the environment up...I am also very please with the wonderful GT program..thanks
—Submitted by a staff


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Language Arts Literacy

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 66% in 2013.

35 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
58%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

35 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
79%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 59% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
62%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
60%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
96%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 61% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
76%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
76%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

All Students77%
Female82%
Male71%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged77%
Special educationn/a
General education78%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant77%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students85%
Female88%
Male82%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged81%
Special educationn/a
General education88%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant85%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the New Jersey Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

All Students65%
Female80%
Male57%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White67%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged72%
Special educationn/a
General education66%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant65%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students84%
Female93%
Male80%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White94%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged92%
Special educationn/a
General education87%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant84%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students96%
Female93%
Male97%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White97%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged95%
Special educationn/a
General education100%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant96%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the New Jersey Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

All Students57%
Female65%
Male48%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White62%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Non-economically disadvantaged69%
Special educationn/a
General education65%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant57%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students84%
Female87%
Male81%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White79%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged80%
Non-economically disadvantaged86%
Special educationn/a
General education92%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant84%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the New Jersey Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 67% 52%
Hispanic 15% 22%
Black 13% 16%
Asian 3% 9%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 22%N/A33%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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3880 South Broad Street
Hamilton, NJ 08620
Phone: (609) 631-4171

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